13.【已刪除】13. People in that remote village feed themselves by hunting and engaging in _____ forms of agriculture. No modern agricultural methods are used.
(A) universal (B) splendid (C) primitive (D) courteous
15.【已刪除】15. The baby panda Yuan Zai at the Taipei Zoo was separated from her mother because of a minor injury
that occurred during her birth. She was ______ by zookeepers for a while.
(A) departed (B) jailed (C) tended (D) captured
16.【已刪除】Aesop, the Greek writer of fables, was sitting by the roadside one day when a traveler asked him what sort of people lived in Athens. Aesop replied, “Tell me where you come from and what sort of people live there, and I’ll tell you what sort of people you’ll find in Athens.” _16_ , the man answered, “I come from Argos, and there the people are all friendly, generous, and warm-hearted. I love them.” _17_ this, Aesop answered, “I’m happy to tell you, my dear friend, that you’ll find the people of Athens much the same.”
A few hours later, _18_ traveler came down the road. He too stopped and asked Aesop the same question. _19_ , Aesop made the same request. But frowning, the man answered, “I’m from Argos and there the people are unfriendly, _20_ , and vicious. They’re thieves and murderers, all of them.” “Well, I’m afraid you’ll find the people of Athens much the same,” replied Aesop. 【題組】16. (A) Amazing (B) Smiling (C) Deciding (D) Praying
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Every year tens of thousands of tourists visit Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Tanzania, Africa, to witness the scenes depicted in Earnest Hemingway’s The Snows of Kilimanjaro. They are attracted by the American writer’s _21_ of the millennia-old glaciers. However, this tourist attraction will soon _22_ . According to the Climate Change Group, formed by environmentalists worldwide to document the effects of global warming, Mount Kilimanjaro’s snows and glaciers are melting and are _23_ to disappear by 2020. Not only will the summit lose its tourist attraction, but the disappearance of the snows will also cause major damage to the ecosystem on the dry African plains at its base. _24_ the snow covering the peak, there will not be enough moisture and water to nourish the plants and animals below. Rising temperatures, an effect of global warming, _25_ threaten the ecosystem of this mountain area. The loss of snows on the 5,892m peak, which have been there for about 11,700 years, could have disastrous effects on Tanzania. 【題組】21.
(A) situations (B) descriptions (C) translations (D) calculations
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Most human beings actually decide before they think. When people encounter a complex issue and form an opinion, how thoroughly have they _26_ all the important factors involved before they make their decisions? The answer is: not very thoroughly, _27_ they are executives, specialized experts, or ordinary people in the street. Very few people, no matter how intelligent or experienced, can _28_ all the possibilities or outcomes of a policy or a course of action within just a short period of time. Those who take pride in being decisive often try their best to consider all the factors beforehand. _29_ , it is not unusual for them to come up with a decision before they have the time to do so. And _30_ an opinion is formed, most of their thinking then is simply trying to find support for it. 【題組】26.
(A) conveyed (B) examined (C) solved (D) implied